Founded in 1965, Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to adults with serious mental illness. We partner with public sector entities and behavioral health organizations, and have over 122 programs and over 3,680 employees across the country. And we're growing all the time! When you work at Telecare, you help to empower thousands of individuals every day in their journeys of recovery.
As Part of the Telecare Family, La Casa Psychiatric Health Facility (PHF) is a 16-bed facility providing acute psychiatric treatment to adults 18 and older.
Employment Status: On-Call
The LVN/LPT Supervisor provides supervision to Mental Health Workers in the assigned area; including: hiring, evaluating, scheduling, assigning duties, and overall coordination of resident care.
Two (2) years of experience in psychiatric nursing in a skilled nursing facility or acute care setting is preferred. leadership experience is preferred. Graduation from a Vocational Nursing/Psychiatric Technician program, current licensure and a valid CPR Certificate are also required. Necessary skills include an understanding of psychiatric illness and treatment, knowledge of psychotropic medications, an understanding of behavior management and knowledge of the laws and regulations governing the delivery of long term (and short term when appropriate) mental health services in the State of California. Applicant must be finger printed and receive clearance from Criminal Justice Department.
KEY RESULT AREAS
MISSION, VALUES AND BELIEFS
QUALITY AND QUANTITY OF WORK
Provides safe, effective and efficient implementation of direct care in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards of care.
Establishes and maintains a therapeutic relationship with residents
Prepares the staff time schedules
Provides clinical services, including:
Assessing resident physical and psychiatric condition
Participating in multidisciplinary treatment planning, as directed
Provides direct treatment services, including:
Performing therapeutic psychiatric and medical tasks.
Administering medication and treatments to residents including TB Tests
Overseeing and assisting with medical/laboratory procedures
Observes, notes and reports the effects and side effects of medications
TEAM MEMBER PARTICIPATION
Participates as a team member and provides input via reporting observation, concerns and asking appropriate questions
Reviews and implements resident treatment plans
Actively participates in multidisciplinary team meetings and treatment planning meetings.
Demonstrates knowledge of management of assaultive behavior techniques.
Keeps the supervisor informed of resident behavior and condition. Notifies the supervisor of those residents who are clinical management concerns.
JUDGMENT, DECISION MAKING AND INITIATIVE
Demonstrates knowledge and proper use of equipment and supplies.
Promotes and assists residents in developing self-help skills.
RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS
Continually focuses on assigned tasks and seeks and implements improvements.
Understands and demonstrates the safety program in all activities.
Protects residents from behavior that could damage themselves or others.
Practices universal precautions at all times.
CUSTOMER AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS
Demonstrates a knowledge of Telecare"s customers including clients/residents. families and governmental agencies in all interactions and conduct.
Acts in a professional always demonstrating respect and understanding of the community and neighborhood when representing Telecare in the community.
PLANNING AND TIME UTILIZATION
ATTENDANCE AND RELIABILITY
Attends all assigned in-service education classes.
Role models excellent professional practice.
Always dresses appropriately and professionally.
Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted and/or changed at the discretion of management.
POSITION PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
(Hours per day)
up to 3 hours
FREQUENTLY 3-6 HOURS
CONSTANTLY 6-8+ HOURS
Hand Use: Dominant hand Right--- Left---
Is repetitive use of hand required?
Simple Grasping (right hand)
Simple Grasping (left hand)
Power Grasping (right hand)
Power Grasping (left hand)
Fine Manipulation (right hand)
Fine Manipulation (left hand)
Pushing & Pulling (right hand)
Pushing and Pulling (left hand)
Reaching (above shoulder level)
Reaching (below shoulder level)
Never 0 hrs.
Occasionally unto 3 hrs.
Constantly 6 - 8+ hrs.
Occasionally up to 3 hrs.
Frequently 3 -6 hrs.
Constantly 6-8+ hrs.
OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Driving cars, trucks, forklifts, and other equipment?
Working around equipment and machinery?
Walking on uneven ground?
Exposure to excessive noise?
Exposure to extremes of temperature, humidity or wetness?
Exposure to dust, gas, fumes, or chemicals?
Working at heights?
Operation of foot cont
Tols or repetitive foot movement?
Use of special visual or auditory protective equipment?
Working with bio-hazards such as: blood borne pathogens, sewage, hospital waste, etc.
EOE AA M/F/V/Disability